Gateway Dental Care's owner and director, John B. Codjoe, DDS, is well versed in his trade, but that doesn't stop him from continuing to learn everything he can. Following his years in dental school, he served his residency at Humility of Mary Health Partners, where he honed his skills in radiology and implantology. Then he worked as a dental director of a prison and started his own practice. Today, he combines his extensive experience with ongoing education to not only handle the classic treatments—extractions and periodontal surgery—but also to incorporate cutting-edge treatments such as straightening teeth with clear braces and preventing cavities with a time-traveling toothbrush.
Hair Club's EXT extreme hair therapy program revitalizes male and female manes through a combination of thickening agents and re-growth formulas applied in the shower and through nutritional supplements and in-house treatments administered at Hair Club centers. Hair Club claims the majority of its program's users are able to stop or slow hair loss, and 35% significantly reforest their head helmets. Preface your visit to the club where everyone knows your hair's name using three in-shower cleansers and conditioners to buff up existing hair and inspire thin, fine strands to stand up for themselves. One in-house treatment is administered to your noggin and is accompanied by a video microscope assessment. Hair-helping dietary supplements mix vitamins and herbs in several delicious Flintstone flavors, while an FDA-approved minoxidil solution applied to the head refertilizes fallow scalp-fields. Customers can purchase two Groupons for two consecutive months of treatment; follicle scouts can usually spot thicker hair within 4–6 months.
Taking an empathetic, supportive approach to nutritional counseling, registered dietitian Kristin Hatch has helped clients fulfill their New Year's resolutions for more than three decades. Through workshops and ongoing advice, she encourages clients to adopt positive behavioral changes to lead healthier, more active lives. Along with her knowledge in everything from eating disorders to sports nutrition, Kristin specializes in educating clients in diabetes self-management and prevention.
About Face Permanent Makeup saves clients from the embarrassment caused by missing eyebrows and smudged eyeliner. While techs ink the skin with natural pigments, they aim for a subtle look with soft shadowing and hair-stroke techniques. Permanent makeup saves time in the morning and allows bathrooms to return to their original purpose: storing boxes of cotton swabs. Permanent makeup can also sidestep allergic reactions caused by cosmetics, and can help camouflage scars and burns.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard S. Fox applies his Yale training and 25 years of experience to guiding Medispa at Fox Center's range of beauty and anti-aging treatments. His team of aestheticians operate under the philosophy that physical appearance improves the quality of life by boosting confidence. With this philosophy in mind, the team first consults with clients, discussing their beauty goals before administering any customized facials or waxing services. Dr. Fox and Roxanne Pinto, NP handle the center's Botox injections. In addition to revamping skin, the team also eases clients into blissful states of relaxation with therapeutic and hot-stone massages.
Trained in cutting-edge fat-reduction procedures such as Smartlipo TriPlex and Vaser Liposelection, Dr. Edwin Ishoo and his staff aim to obliterate cellulite using the latest high-tech cosmetic treatments. The VelaShape II is designed to boost the metabolism of stored energy and shrink fat cells and chambers with a multipronged attack consisting of bipolar radiofrequency, infrared light energies, mechanical massage, and indisputable logic. Patients relax during the quick procedure, which can be as short as 20 minutes, while technicians heat their dermal and hypodermal tissue, then use suction skin rollers in an effort to smooth out crinkly bone covers. Results can appear as soon as the third weekly session and can last up to six months.